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The plaque commemorates the 200th anniversary of the laying of St Matthew`s Foundation Stone by Governor Lachlan Macquarie on the 11th October 1817.

Money was deposited in the foundation stone and it was removed on the same day it was laid. The corner stone was relaid 13th October 1817 and the coins placed underneath it were also stolen. 



Address:5 Moses Street, St Matthew`s Anglican Church , Windsor, 2756
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.609201
Long: 150.811401
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:11-October-1817
Actual Event End Date:11-October-2017


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2017
Front Inscription

Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of 
the laying of the foundation stone of St Matthew`s Church by 
Governor Lachlan Macquarie
11th October 1817

His Excellency the Honourable T F Bathurst AC  
Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales
His Grace the Most Reverend Glenn N Davies DD. 
Archbishop of Sydney & Metropolitan NSW

Source: MA,AHO
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